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Legal Aid’s Fair Play Project Celebrates National Girls and Women in Sports Day

February 7, 2018 marks the 32nd Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day, coinciding with the opening of the Winter Olympic Games on February 9, 2018. Fair Play for Girls in Sports, a project of Legal Aid at Work, celebrates by noting the amazing accomplishments of female Olympians, many of whom would not be … Continue reading “Legal Aid’s Fair Play Project Celebrates National Girls and Women in Sports Day”

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New Legal Clinic for Low-Wage Workers Opens in San Bernardino

Legal Aid at Work and the Legal Aid Society of San Bernardino Team Up to Provide Free Legal Services in the Inland Empire

(San Bernardino, CA, February 6, 2018) — The Workers’ Right Clinic, devoted to addressing the employment issues of low-wage workers, has opened its doors at 588 West Sixth Street in San Bernardino. It runs from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of every month. People in need of assistance may either call … Continue reading “New Legal Clinic for Low-Wage Workers Opens in San Bernardino”

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As FMLA turns 25, California expands access to family leave, but gaps remain

Today, the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act is turning 25. It has protected millions of families from losing their livelihood and stability during times of need – serious illness or welcoming a new child. But how many millions are still left out? About 40% of the workforce is excluded from FMLA’s protections. This means … Continue reading “As FMLA turns 25, California expands access to family leave, but gaps remain”

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New Site of Workers’ Rights Clinic Launches in San Bernardino

On January 24, Legal Aid at Work (“LAAW”) launched a new Workers’ Rights Clinic site in San Bernardino, in collaboration with the Legal Aid Society of San Bernardino (“LASSB”), a legal services organization that has served the Inland Empire for over fifty years. Our new Clinic site is housed at LASSB’s offices in San Bernardino … Continue reading “New Site of Workers’ Rights Clinic Launches in San Bernardino”

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Kicked Out Of Air Force For Being Gay, Helen Grace James Wins Honorable Discharge

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At 90, lesbian Air Force veteran finally gets her honorable discharge

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Family Crisis Or New Joy? Get Paid Time Off For It

You may qualify for California Paid Family Leave
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This 90-Year-Old Lesbian Air Force Vet Finally Won An Honorable Discharge After 60 Years

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Legal Aid at Work Participates in 2018 Women’s March

The staff of Legal Aid at Work will rally at the Women’s March on Saturday.  We will be on the streets of Oakland, San Francisco, Walnut Creek, and Los Angeles to assert our commitment to fight for justice.   Sparked by our clients’ daily acts of courage we will continue to show up, educate, advocate, … Continue reading “Legal Aid at Work Participates in 2018 Women’s March”

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